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Communist Youth League of Our University and International Student Volunteers Held the Activity of "Zongzi Smelling Tasty and Good, Love Filling the Community" Together with Changhua Community

2018-11-09 16:46:19

On the morning of Jun. 15, Communist Youth League of our university and Changhua Community jointly conducted the Zongzi themed activity of "Our Festival · Zongzi Smelling Tasty and Good, Love Filling the Community". This activity was jointly organized by Hunan University of Commerce and Civilization Office of Wangchengpo Street, and undertook by the Neighborhood Committee of Changhua Community in Wangchengpo Street. More than 10 volunteers from Hunan University of Commerce and more than ten international student volunteers from Yemen, Syria, Ethiopia and other countries went to Changhua Community to participate in this activity.

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The Neighborhood Committee of Changhua Community showed its warm welcome to the arrival of the volunteers, especially the international student volunteers, and gave high praise to the series activities jointly conducted by the community and the university. It also introduced the significance of the practical activity in the community from such dimensions as the co-construction of the community and university, community services, cooperation and communication, joint development, and showed its thanks to the continuous efforts of volunteers of Hunan University of Commerce.

Starting from telling the origin of Dragon Boat Festival, this activity led international student volunteers to enter into the Dragon Boat Festival, know about it and taste it. Then, international student volunteers of Hunan University of Commerce made Zongzi together with residents of the community, the continuously formed Zongzi conveyed the cultural connotation of "Dragon Boat Festival" to international student volunteers. People from different countries gathered together due to the traditional Chinese culture, and felt the atmosphere of the Dragon Boat Festival in advance, which injects the international elements into the Dragon Boat Festival culture. During the tasting of Zongzi, people can feel the happiness brought by the festival. After the activity, they jointly distributed Zongzi to orphans and widows, people living alone and poor old men or women, and expressed their good wishes, conveying the strong friendly sentiments.

It is reported that Hunan University of Commerce and Changhua Community has signed the co-construction agreement between community and university for 10 years, and this activity of "Zongzi Smelling Tasty and Good, Love Filling the Community" is an extension of the agreement. Taking the regional co-construction as the main line, and the inheritance of the folk culture as the carrier, this activity made more people further understand the traditional Chinese festivals, made volunteers, especially the international student volunteers, feel the good atmosphere of traditional Chinese folk custom and loving and respecting the elderly during the practical activity, appreciate the deep foundation and charm of traditional Chinese folk culture, enhance the cultural identity, inherit traditional culture under the silent transforming influence and advocate traditional virtues; In addition, this activity also promoted the further development of the co-construction between the community and university. (Youth Association of Our University)


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